DescriptionSome futex functions in futex.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x perform get_user calls while holding the mmap_sem semaphore, which could allow local users to cause a deadlock condition in do_page_fault by triggering get_user faults while another thread is executing mmap or other functions.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:09:38 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 11:21:02 2023